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When I open a new window, it opens in a minimized state. Is there a way to have a new window open in the maximized size all the time?  Can I configure windows to do that automatically?
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by:Syril
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Most applications "remember" their last window size and position when you close them.  If you want an application to start in a maximized state, close them when they are maximized.  If this is not happening to you, then tell us if this is true for all window applications or only a specific application.
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by:bigdg
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This is true for all window applications
that I use....AT one time they would all open maximized, now only in minimized state.  This is really frustrating.  Help please!!!!!!!
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by:pjknibbs
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Check the shortcuts you're using to start the applications. One of the options allows you to specify if the application starts minimised, maximised, or Normal.
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by:Stealth_x
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pjknibbs have reason, plz check the shorcut's properties.
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by:bigdg
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i UNDERSTAND THAT, BUT WHEN i CLICK ON A LINK FROM THE INTERNET, IT ALWAYS COMES IN A MINIMZED WINDOW..........WHAT CAN I DO?
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by:smeebud
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Stop screaming.........
You never said you were talking about your browser..

Ok, a guess.
Is it IE???

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Bud
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by:Patricia Siu-Lai Ho
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bigdg,
Right click with mouse the shortcut icon on the desktop of your link to the Internet. Here it is "e" for IE5. Then select "properties". In the prompt window, at the box for Run: [   ].
If it is now set as [Minimized], drag the arrow to change it to [Maximized]. Click Apply and OK.

Then you click the link, it will open a maximized window.

Any further queries, please feel free to ask.    pslh
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by:bigdg
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First I'm sorry about the screaming...Second when I right click on the 'E' at my desktop....goto properties, what comes up is a box called internet properties.  This box has 6 tabs at the top.  In this order....General, Security, Content, Connections, Programs, Advanced.  Basically there is no place that sez normal, minimized, or maximized.
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Patricia Siu-Lai Ho earned 100 total points
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bigdg, do you have the "e" on the quick launch bar which is just next to the [Start] button. Right click that "e".
Only shortcut will have the context menu with properties.

The "e" what you've mentioned is the Internet Option.

Let me know if you've any queries.   pslh
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by:bigdg
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Thank you for your time......still won't open my links at maximized window
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by:Patricia Siu-Lai Ho
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bigdg, Thanks your grading. However, <<still won't open my links at maximized window>>, please be more specific and tell us what was done so that we can have the same picture as yours or for me to go through with it.    pslh
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